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Brink’s getting back into home security?

Company’s CEO says it is considering re-entry
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02/06/2014

RICHMOND, Va.—Brink’s got out of the home security market in 2008 but may be reentering that market, the company’s CEO said recently.

Guardian Protection’s new VP of sales unveils ‘multi-dimensional’ plans

Barry Bruce wants to push home automation, beef up call center
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01/16/2013

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Guardian Protection Services, a super-regional based here, recently announced plans to create “a multi-dimensional inside sales center.”

Extreme Security Solutions joins Guardian

Company’s goal is 250 systems a month in California and expansion into Texas
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09/22/2011

WHITTIER, Calif. and WARRENDALE, Pa.—Extreme Security Solutions, a two-year-old company that has rapidly grown to be one of California’s largest independent security dealers, recently became an authorized dealer with Guardian Protection Services, Guardian announced this week.

Provident hires new developer

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security on Aug. 20 announced it has hired Bob Stevenson as lead developer.

For sale: Protection One

Third-largest alarm company hires J.P. Morgan to explore its options
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02/01/2010

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Three days after the largest security company (ADT) announced it was buying the second-largest alarm company (Broadview Security), Protection One, the third largest alarm company, announced it is exploring its strategic alternatives, including a sale of the company.

Tyco acquires Broadview/Brink's for $2B

What was the multiple paid? Discussions continue
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01/19/2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, and IRVING, Texas--ADT's parent company, Tyco International, announced this week that it will acquire Broadview Security, formerly Brink's Home Security, for $2 billion. The exact multiple paid for the transaction appears to be in the mid 40s, though discussions continue on that topic.